nounWord forms: plural ˈoarˌfish or ˈoarˌfishes
any of a family (Regalecidae, order Lampriformes) of large, long, narrow, deep-sea bony fishes having a fin along the length of the back and a manelike crest behind the head: some reach a length of 9m (c. 29.5 ft) and are responsible for many reports of sea serpents
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